lecithinase

/ (ləˈsɪθɪˌneɪs) /

noun

any of a group of enzymes that remove the fatty-acid residue from lecithins: present in the venom of many snakes
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Medicine definitions for lecithinase

lecithinase

[ lĕsə-thə-nās′, -nāz′ ]

n.

phospholipase
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